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From this year, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to be able to enrol or re-enrol at Central.​

It means that all your student records will be kept in your one, online account.

View more, for instructions on how to obtain your USI.


​We have places still available in our engineering program for Semester 2.

You can choose from Civil Construction Design, Oil and Gas, Mechanical or Mechatronics.

Talk to us about which option will best suit you!


Central Slice, our creative Short Course program is now accepting enrolments for Term 3 short courses.

Starting in early August, we have courses from photography to ceramics, photoshop to art and fashion.  See our full offering and enrol online on our Slice website.​



Semester 2 scholarships applications are now open.

There are academic, financial hardship (Mick Young), Koolark scholarships as well as ones in the areas of Business and Management, Accounting and Science, Resources and the Environment.




​Established in 1900, Central Institute of Technology is one of Australia's largest training institutes. We train more than 29,000 students annually, including 1300 international students.

Central offers around 400 nationally accredited training courses across a wide variety of training areas and is the primary deliverer of higher-level technical and professional qualifications within Western Australia.

We're conveniently located in five campuses in vibrant, inner city hubs of Perth.


Central has partnered with Ducere  to offer business, international business, business administration, marketing or management diplomas.
It's an alternative to studying full time or part time on campus. The courses include content from world leaders which is exclusive to the Ducere program.




Future Students

We are still accepting applications for full time study in Semester two.

Apply online

Part time courses


USI - new for 2015

You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to be able to enrol or re-enrol at Central.​

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Open Day

Hands on showcase for high school students.

Saturday 20 June

Open Arvo

We'll be opening our doors on Wednesday 2nd September


Current Students

Current Students

Services and Support


Semester Dates:

2 July - Semester 1 ends

20 July - Semester 2 starts

11 December - Semester 2 ends



Applications are now open for Semester 2 scholarships:

  • Mick Young (Financial hardship)
  • Koolark
  • Academic Excellence
  • Access & Equity
  • Accounting
  • Business/Management
  • Science/Resources/Environment








Industry Specific Solutions

Learn about the types of training that we can deliver for you, on site or at our facilities.

Commercial Short Courses

From welding to MYOB, we offer a range of commercial short courses.


Find about how to employ a Central trainee, apprentice or graduate.



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We offer over 110 courses for international students.
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Fees and financial assistance

Find out about options that will help you pay your fees.

VET FEE- HELP (Dip + Adv Dip)

Other financial assistance options


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